The old South.--Authorship in the South before the war.--Glimpses of life in colonial Virginia.--Social life in old Virginia before the war.--Two old colonial places.--The old Virginia lawyer.--The want of a history of the southern people.--The negro question Topics: Southern States, Virginia -- Social life and customs
Book from Project Gutenberg: Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century Library of Congress Classification: F206 Topics: Plantation life, Virginia -- Social life and customs -- To 1775 Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/27482
Book from Project Gutenberg: Patrician and Plebeian Or The Origin and Development of the Social Classes of the Old Dominion Library of Congress Classification: F206 Topics: Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775, Virginia -- Social life and customs -- To... Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/28472
Autobiographical notes.--A Virginian mountain village.--Southern literature.--A horse-fair pilgrimage.--Impressions of Lincoln.--Impressions of Lowell.--London recollections of Lowell.--A Virginian journey.--Contrasts of English and American scenery.--Cumberland Gap.--Types of Kentucky saddle-horses.--Texan scenery.--Lincoln and Stanton.--Washington and Lincoln.--Lincoln and foresight.--Virginia women Topics: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891, Virginia -- Social life and customs
Chiefly letters written by William Peek and George Peek, with letters written by other family members and friends scattered throughout the papers. Early items include letters relating to both men as students at the University of Virginia. In September 1861, William wrote to George from Little Rock, Ark., where he seemed to be enjoying the attentions of the governor's daughter. In November, George wrote of his teaching position at Wesleyan College in Florence, Ala., and his twin ambitions of... Topics: Peake family, Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment, 26th, Confederate...